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Lighting in Design Q3 2018

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Lighting in Design Q3 2018Proving that a change in lighting can save retailers money, and at the same time increase sales, would make a very persuasive argument. Numerous studies have been conducted to substantiate this, among them a 21-week field research project by Dutch supermarket group, Plus, and Philips Lighting in 2010.

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Lighting in Design: Latest News

Embassy Towers stands proud as an icon

Published: 05 September 2018

Tucked behind the United States Consulate, the building enjoys breath-taking views across to the Magaliesberg Mountains as well as to the south, east and westerly directions owing to the residential...

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Lighting leads to increased turnover at FMCG store

Published: 05 September 2018

When George Skoutellas – known by many in the industry as ‘Mr SPAR’ – acquired the SUPERSPAR Blackheath in the northern suburbs of Gauteng, he embarked on an ambitious plan...

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Platinum Sponsor Philips Lighting South Africa showcasing lighting innovations At Africa LED Expo

Published: 05 September 2018

Platinum sponsor Philips Lighting South Africa are showcasing a range of advanced lighting systems at the upcoming Africa LED Expo, co-located with the FESPA Africa, Sign Africa and Africa Print...

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Selecting the correct LED driver

Published: 10 August 2018

Light Emitting Diodes are fast becoming the dominant technology in the South-African lighting market. LED’s require specific devices called LED drivers for proper operation. Most end-users are unaware of this...

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How to light a kitchen

Published: 10 August 2018

In most homes the kitchen has the honour of being both the heart of the home and the most multifunctional room in the house. The right lighting is essential to...

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A modern pavilion for art

Published: 02 July 2018

The Norval Foundation, a multi-sensory celebration of art, architecture and landscape, opened to the public this April. The project provided a unique opportunity for the project team; a client brief...

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Trends driving office lighting

Published: 02 July 2018

Office design, and in turn, office lighting, has changed dramatically over the years. Better workplace lighting (both natural daylight and artificial light) has been linked to a 15 percent reduction...

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Specialist lights for the panel beating industry

Published: 02 July 2018

When auto body specialist Renew-it was planning the design of its new branch in Edenvale, Johannesburg, Flolite Lighting Manufacturers & Distributers was able to develop a new light fitting for...

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ELDC launches new showroom in Parkhurst, Johannesburg

Published: 02 July 2018

ELDC, the European Light and Design Centre, a distributor of some of the best European lighting to Southern Africa, recently opened a new showroom in Parkhurst. ELDC imports brands such...

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Looking back at Light + Building 2018

Published: 13 June 2018

Every two years the lighting community comes together for Light+Building in Frankfurt, Germany, a blockbuster week-long trade show where manufacturers showcase innovations and products. This year, with ‘Connected – Secure...

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Layered lighting for award-winning store

Published: 13 June 2018

When the owner and CEO of Exclusive Books bought the chain in 2013, it was a homecoming to the brand of which he had been CEO in the 1980s. Passionate...

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Croatian roundabout wins lighting award

Published: 13 June 2018

The lighting of the biggest roundabout in Croatia has won an award at the 35th International Lighting Design Awards in Chicago. The roundabout in Pula, designed by Dean Skira, picked...

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Signify creates light watercolours in China

Published: 13 June 2018

Guangzhou in China, a sprawling port city northwest of Hong Kong on the Pearl River, is the capital and most populous city of the province of Guangdong. One of the most populated and fastest growing...

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Decorative LED lighting for prestigious lifestyle estate

Published: 11 June 2018

Clara Anna Fontein is a new upmarket residential development next to the winelands in Durbanville, Cape Town. BEKA Schreder supplied the decorative residential street lighting for this project. Situated just...

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Guangzhou International Lighting Exhibition to focus on a changing industry

Published: 08 June 2018

The 23rd Guangzhou International Lighting Exhibition, to be held from 9-12 June at the China Import and Export Fair Complex in Guangzhou, China, will also feature the Thinklight: Embracing Changes Forum. This forum...

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Lighting trends show set for South Africa in August

Published: 08 June 2018

iSA Lighting Trend Show will be gathering the best Chinese lighting manufacturers to showcase their wares and network with the South African lighting industry this August. Taking place at the...

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Emerging trends in façade lighting

Published: 08 June 2018

Illuminated building façades and building envelopes not only add to the versatility of the architecture itself, but alter how we see and use the building. Building façades are powerful fixed...

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Lighting an icon

Published: 08 June 2018

Probably the most talked about building in South Africa this year, the new Discovery global headquarters in Sandton has become the largest new build project to date to receive a...

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Designed to maximise natural light

Published: 14 March 2018

Architects of Justice (AOJ) have created a geometrically striking industrial-chic office building for Caldas Engineering.

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Eye-catching space for Cradle of Humankind

Published: 14 March 2018

Regent Lighting Solutions (RLS) worked closely with GREENInc, a landscape architectural practice, to create an eye-catching and thought-provoking picnic and event space at the official visitor centre of Maropeng’s Cradle...

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Office lighting stimulates energy levels

Published: 14 March 2018

Philips Lighting has helped to transform the Czech Republic headquarters of energy company innogy by installing an LED lighting system tuned to support the circadian rhythms of innogy’s office staff...

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Illuminating for optimal effect

Published: 14 March 2018

In order to illuminate for optimal effect, it is essential to rethink the lighting in your space. Much like clothing and interiors, one does not notice lighting when it is...

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Hong Kong International Lighting Fair (Spring Edition): a decade of trade

Published: 28 February 2018

Organised by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC), the Hong Kong International Lighting Fair (Spring Edition) celebrates its tenth anniversary this year from 6-9 April at the Hong Kong...

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First of a kind lighting control for AMG showroom

Published: 30 November 2017

The AMG Performance Centre in Menlyn Pretoria has recently undergone a redesign of its sales showrooms with lighting designed to fit the AMG brand identity. Lighting played a vital role...

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Sun Arena: alight and alive

Published: 20 November 2017

The newly opened Sun International Sun Arena seats 8500 people and is set to host some of the biggest music concerts in South Africa. The ground floor of the venue...

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Global high-end lighting market set to grow

Published: 20 November 2017

A report by Grand View Research, Inc. indicates that the global high-end lighting market is expected to grow to $24.32 billion by 2025. According to the research, the increasing demand...

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Lighting collections from Delta Light

Published: 20 November 2017

ELDC launched the latest Delta Light Lighting Bible at an event in its Cape Town showroom. The catalogue, in its 12th edition, offers over 1000 pages of design, application, technical...

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Lighting for an atmosphere of comfort and ease

Published: 20 November 2017

Alice Lane III is the final of three building complexes designed by Paragon Architects that surround and form a new 'green lung' and piazza in Sandton. Phase III, corner Alice...

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Refined, modern offices for Vigilant

Published: 18 September 2017

Vigilant Global, a research, development and information technology company, mandated Provencher Roy to redesign its offices in Montreal. LumiGroup, a key collaborator in lighting for the project assisted the interior...

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Room for improvement in LED downlights

Published: 18 September 2017

The United States Department of Energy (DoE) recently released a report that found the efficacy of LED downlights is lower than for most other LED product categories. The Snapshot Report...

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Hong Kong International Lighting Fair (Autumn Edition)

Published: 18 September 2017

The 19th HKTDC Hong Kong International Lighting Fair (Autumn Edition) will be staged from 27 to 30 October 2017 at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre (HKCEC). The HKTDC...

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Lighting Alex Mall

Published: 18 September 2017

MDS Architecture has designed a shopping centre on a prominent site adjacent to the N3 in Alexandra, which opened to the public at the end of March 2017. Located just...

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Philips Lighting South Africa to be Platinum sponsor of Africa LED Expo

Published: 08 August 2017

Philips Lighting South Africa (Pty) Ltd is to be a Platinum Sponsor of the Africa LED Expo for the next two years. The Africa LED expo, which takes place from...

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Architainment around the world

Published: 19 July 2017

'Architainment’ is a new trend being employed in public spaces, with structures ranging from heritage sites to shopping centres trying to combine architectural lighting and entertainment. Architainment, its proponents say...

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US study proves value of energy efficient lighting

Published: 19 July 2017

A high-rise office building in New York City has proved that reducing energy usage by as much as 80% is easily achievable. Using advanced lighting and automated shades, occupants on...

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LED development in Africa

Published: 05 July 2017

By Randal Wahl, Regent Lighting Light is the energy that sustains life; it is why we get up in the morning. Light is about contrasts and colour contrasts are food for...

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